Since its development and first performances, the musical Weeping Cloud, has not only touched audiences but has proven to be transformative for the community of Menindee and in particular the students of Menindee Central School. Read more
Budding Aboriginal songwriters across the NSW North West region have the chance to work with multi award winner and APRA AMCOS Ambassador Leah Flanagan in a a free skills workshop on 2 and 3 November. Image credit: Koori Mail Read more
Arts Out West Aboriginal Arts Officer, Aleshia Lonsdale, has won the 2015 UNSW Art & Design Indigenous Professional Development Award. The award includes an Artist Residency at UNSW; the opportunity to work with UNSW staff in a medium of choice; a solo exhibition at EPS Gallery, UNSW and up to $500 worth of art materials, travel expenses and per diems. Read more
Applications for projects to be funded under the Country Art Support Program close on 1 October.
The grants for a maximum amount ranging from $3,000 to $5000 (varying by Regional Arts Board) are available to groups and organisations based in regional NSW for projects occurring between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016. Read more
'Song Cycle of the Seven Sisters' by Regional Arts NSW Aboriginal Arts Development Officer, Anthony Walker, has been unveiled at the Department of Defence Science and Technology headquarters in Canberra. Read more
Artists and arts/cultural workers have until 5pm, Monday, 24 August to apply for two Arts NSW Regional Arts Fellowships.
The fellowships worth $50,000 each are open to artists and performers or arts/cultural workers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts and culture, literature, music, theatre, screen and the visual arts from regional areas. Read more
A series of poles to be painted by artists including members of the Ngemba Wailwan art group will form part of the Indigenous cultural heritage interpretive displays at the new Window on the Wetlands (WOW) Centre in Warren to be opened at 5pm tomorrow, World Environment Day. Read more
Applications for the first two 2015 programs to be offered through Birrang, the creative and professional development program for NSW based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dancers and choreographers, are open. Read more